Continuing Education FAQ
Does the certificate program offer continuing education credits?
The Foundational Competencies in Older Adult Mental Health Certificate IN PERSON Program offers 20 hours of CE, CNE, or CME for free. Please see below for the full accreditation statement from Rush University Medical Center.
What disciplines can receive credit?
- Advance practice nurses
- Occupational therapists
- Physician assistants
- Physical therapists
- Registered nurses
- Respiratory therapists
- Social workers
Does the certificate program offer APA credits?
Our joint accreditation allows us to provide APA credit, but the APA is not the accreditor.
Is the certificate program accredited by NASW?
Currently, social work credit falls under the State of Illinois and a reciprocal agreement (state by state). We plan to offer credit through the NASW in the future.
What if I am licensed in the State of New York?
Rush is not accredited by the State of New York, so clinicians who have a license in the State of New York may not be able to utilize CEUs toward their state licensure requirements. Please confirm with your licensing body to confirm before purchasing.
Please consult with your licensing body to confirm these credits apply to your license before purchasing. The certificate program with no continuing education is available for free.
In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of Twenty (20) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Rush University Medical Center designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of Twenty (20) nursing contact hour(s).
This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.
Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, and speech-audiology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
Rush University designates this live activity for Twenty (20) Continuing Education credit(s).
Rush University Medical Center designates this activity for Twenty (20) CE credits in psychology.